cowi.cityBuildings currently account for around 40 per cent of energy consumption in the EU, while industry is responsible for 25 per cent. If we are to meet the target of keep global warming below 2 degrees, we need a thorough renovation of the existing building stock. This is one of the main conclusions from the EU ‘Winter Package’ being launched Wednesday 30 November.  The conclusion is that the need for investment in energy efficiency in the Member States up to 2035 is EUR 1,180 billion in buildings and EUR 140 billion in industry, if the climate targets are to be met.  Read More